Itsukushima Shrine

Itsukushima Shrine (Japanese: 厳島神社 Itsukushima-jinja) is a Shinto shrine on the island o Itsukushima (popularly kent as Miyajima), best kent for its "floatin" torii gate.[1]

Itsukushima Shinto Shrine
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
The torii o Itsukushima Shrine, the steid's maist recognizable laundmerk, appears tae float in the watter.
CriteriaCultural: i, ii, iv, vi
Reference776
Inscription1996 (20t Session)

ReferencesEedit

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric (2005). "Itsukushima-jinja" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 407.

Coordinates: 34°17′45″N 132°19′11″E / 34.29583°N 132.31972°E / 34.29583; 132.31972